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Re: [APD] black substrate beads
Thank you Justin! I sent an email to their customer service dept. to
see if there are any distributers who will sell in small quantities.
It does look like it might be a good aquarium gravel, except perhaps
with particle sizes a bit on the small side. The dust shouldn't be a
problem, flourite can be very dusty too.
On Monday, September 19, 2005, at 07:53 PM, Justin Travis wrote:
> Vaughn you were asking about where the black beads come from. I did
> little digging and asking while at work. The beads come from a company
> Fort Smith Arkansas. Here's there website address.
> This stuff is called Sintered Bauxite. It has to be thoroughly washed
> to get
> the dust out, but once that's done it's pretty much inert according to
> data sheet... http://www.nortonproppants.com/06_products/Bauxite.pdf
> I don't know if they sell it in small amounts, but I'd guess it's worth
> asking anyway. The only hazard I've found is the stuff makes for a
> floor if you spill it.
> Justin Travis
> Lovington NM
>> From: Vaughn Hopkins <hoppy1 at surewest_net>
> Where do
>> you get those black well fracturing beads? Is there a website where
>> they can be ordered? Expensive?
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